Hot Ticket: D CEO’s 2014 Commercial Real Estate Awards

2013 Executive of the Year winner Jack Matthews.
2013 Executive of the Year winner Jack Matthews.

Nearly 400 tickets have been snapped up by finalists; now D CEO is opening up the remaining 100 spots to the public. Last year’s event quickly sold out, and tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis.

D CEO’s Commercial Real Estate Awards recognizes outstanding North Texas projects and industry players. Categories include Real Estate Executive of the Year, Broker of the Year, Developer of the Year, and Excellence in Architecture and Design. Here’s a photo recap of last year’s event.

2013 Developer of the Year Ross Perot.
2013 Developer of the Year Ross Perot.

The 2014 awards gala will be held March 27 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. Tickets are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. The price includes open bar all evening, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and valet parking. Tickets may be purchased here.

This year’s event is sponsored by Allegiance Title, Texas Capital Bank, and Sparkman/Hillcrest.

Leading up to the big event, D Real Estate Daily will profile all 41 finalists, tackling one category per day. The series will kick off March 13. Meantime, here’s a list of all contenders:

Real Estate Executive of the Year
Mike Berry, Hillwood
Steve Everbach, Cushman & Wakefield
Craig Hall, Hall Financial Group
Herb Weitzman, The Weitzman Group

Developer of the Year
Lucy Billingsley, Billingsley Co.
Scott Krikorian, Trammell Crow Co.
Steve VanAmburgh, KDC

Broker of the Year
Gary Carr, CBRE
Jack Gosnell, UCR
Brian O’Boyle, ARA USA
Steve Thelen, Jones Lang LaSalle

Excellence in Architecture/Design
Don Powell, BOKA Powell
Judy Pesek, Gensler
Andre Staffelbach and Jo Staffelbach Heinz, Staffelbach

Best Office Deal
Kohl’s Department Stores Inc.
State Farm (Lakeside Campus)

Best Headquarters Deal
Conifer Health Solutions
Tyler Technologies

Best Industrial Deal
Carolina Beverage Group
LG Electronics

Best Retail Deal
Nordstrom Rack, Gallery on the Parkway
Top Golf, The Colony
Trader Joe’s, Inwood Village
WinCo Foods, Old Orchard Village East

Best Medical Development
Dallas Proton Treatment Center
Forest Park Medical Fort Worth
HCA North Texas-Medical Center of Alliance

Best Commercial Property Sale
Bell Helicopter Military Program Center
Northfield Portfolio
Preston Oaks
Thanksgiving Tower
The Colonnade

Best Redevelopment or Renovation
City Place Fort Worth
Collins Center
Golden Triangle Mall